About: reading literacy

Stockholm public library
Languages & Culture 08-07-2015

Public libraries: A hidden key to the success of the Digital Single Market

Public libraries are a neglected resource when it comes to devising policies on skills, growth and jobs, writes Ilona Kish.
Languages & Culture 06-09-2012

Vassiliou: We urgently need to improve literacy skills in Europe

With one in five 15-year-olds and 75 million adults lacking basic reading and writing skills, Europe desperately needs to improve its literacy standards, says Commissioner Androulla Vassiliou.
Health 23-08-2010

Health Literacy: skills for living

The first half of 2013 will witness the Council and Parliament finalising the Commission's new proposals for updating the directive on information to patients on medicines. The new regime that this ushers in will aim to tackle almost half of Europe's patients, who are 'health illiterates'.

Creativity to help cut dropout rate

Student mobility and creative teaching methods are key to addressing the dropout rate in European schools, according to judges and participants in a European Innovation and Creativity Camp for teenagers.
Economy & Jobs 09-04-2003

PIRLS 2001 International Report

The report analyses the reading literacy achievement in primary school in 35 countries.